The Classic Tour at The Speyside Cooperage (Tour)

The Classic Tour at The Speyside Cooperage (Whisky Sherry Bourbon Cask Barrel Wood Cooper Experience)

It is said that about 70 per cent of a whisky’s flavor and 100 per cent of its (natural) color come from the cask. When you put a sub-par distillate into top-quality wood, the result will usually be decent at least. But when you fill excellent new make into weak barrels (more…)

Bulleit Bourbon X ÜberQuell World White IPA (Review Combo)

Bulleit Boirbon X ÜberQuell World White IPA (Kentucky Straight Whiskey Craft Beer Hamburg Boilermaker)

The Diageo-owned bourbon brand Bulleit and the Hamburg-based micro-brewery ÜberQuell make a mighty fine pair. I first learned this last November, when I attended the two company’s joint “BBQ, Boilermaker & Bowery” tasting in Hamburg. As the event was a big success (more…)

Penderyn Whisky Tasting with Jim Murray (Event)

“Be honest, guys. How many of you would have bought a ticket for tonight’s event if you had known before that we would not actually drink any drams?” – When Whisky Bible author Jim Murray asked his guests this question at the beginning of his Penderyn tasting in Siek (more…)